Vision Flight Deck Takes Centre Stage at LABACE 2012
Bombardier, the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer, will showcase its Vision Flight Deck cockpit at the ninth Latin American Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in São Paulo, Brazil from August 15-17, 2012. Joining the debuting Global 6000 jet, Bombardier will present a Challenger 300, a Learjet 45 XR and a Learjet 60 XR aircraft on static display.
“As the Latin American market continues to grow in strength and importance on the world stage, with the region forecast to grow with nearly 1,000 deliveries over the next decade, once again the world’s eyes will be focused on business aviation in Latin America,” said Fabio Rebello, Regional Vice-President, Sales, Latin America, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “It is truly exciting for us to showcase the Global 6000 aircraft with the Vision Flight Deck cockpit for the very first time in this marketplace. We strongly believe that once customers have experienced the Global 6000 jet, featuring a full stand-up shower – an essential for any long journey, our position as the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer becomes evident.”
Technologies Enabling the Cockpit of the future (Technical Insight)
Bombardier forecast that the Latin American market will account for some 2,285 business aircraft deliveries over the period from 2012-2031, which is broken down into 985 deliveries between 2012 and 2021, and 1,300 deliveries from 2022 to 2031. It is forecast that the fleet of 1,650 business jets at the end of 2011 will increase to 3,135 aircraft by the end of 2031, equivalent to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of three per cent.
Putting our customers first locally, globally
Bombardier is committed to putting its customers first by offering the highest level of support as close as possible to their operational bases. As part of this commitment to customers in Latin America, Bombardier opened a business aircraft Regional Support Office (RSO) in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2011. The RSO is located alongside Bombardier’s already-established parts depot and Authorized Service Facility (ASF), SynerJet Brasil. The office is staffed by an RSO Manager who oversees three Field Service Representatives, with a long-term plan to add a Customer Support Account Manager and Customer Liaison Pilot.
To complement its extensive support network, Bombardier offers optimized maintenance and support solutions through its Smart Services programs. With more than 25 years’ experience in providing cost protection and budget predictability for its business aircraft customers, the pioneering Smart Parts program has continued to gain popularity among business aircraft operators worldwide.
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Source : Bombadier Aerospace